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US, State Teen Pregnancy Rates Trend Down, Remain High

Story of a teen mom working hard to graduate high school despite getting pregnant at the age of 15.

Sunnyside Supt Gets $500K Buyout, Calls It 'Best for Everyone'

Manuel Isquierdo's last day will be Friday; board names Asst Supt Eugenia Favela as intern head of district.

Tucson City Manager Miranda Says He Accomplished His Goals

Richard Miranda retires after 39 years with the city, 3 years as manager, 10 as police chief.

AZ Week: Foster Parents, Child Advocates Demand Better System

Brewer signs 2 overhaul bills establishing department to replace CPS; years of crisis mode operation drove issue.

Arrival of 8th Streetcar Marks Fleet Completion

Scheduled to open doors to passengers July 25; more testings from UA to downtown Tucson underway until then.

Two Sunnyside Board Members Recalled

Pima County officials not finished counting but margin too wide for 100 remaining ballots to change outcome.

South Tucson Police Change SB 1070 Enforcement Policy

Responding to ACLU complaint, department agrees to rewrite immigration policy.

AZ Federal Court Nearing Full Strength With New Appointees

Earlier this year, court operating on as few as 7 judges; very low number for district that sees most criminal cases in the country.

PCC Allowed to Again Enroll New Student Vets

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs suspended enrollment of new vets at Pima in March, citing a number of shortcomings including poor record keeping.

AZ Desert Museum Joins Bighorn Sustainable Breeding Program

6 U.S. institutions along with 2 in Mexico collaborating to increase genetic diversity of sheep; goal is to have 6 lambs by end of season.

Tucson Drafts Updates to Urban Agriculture Code

Kristen Culliney and her family keep 8 hens in their midtown backyard, making them outlaws under current city zoning code, her local homeowner’s association rules.

Sunnyside School Board Candidates Debate

Voters have until May 20 to mail in ballots to decide recall election; five candidates are seeking two seats on board.

House Armed Services Begins 'Save A-10' Work in Congress

National Defense Authorization Act discussion begins Wednesday; the future of the aircraft is tied to such bill.

Doc Pieces Together Story of Migrant Found Dead in AZ Desert

“Who is Dayani Cristal?” puts Pima County on international map as it premiers across the world.

Forest Service Seeks Input on Upgrades to Sabino Canyon

Sabino’s recreational plan is two decades old and many of the facilities and services are outdated.

Print Journalism in Tucson Took 'Bigger Hit,' SPJ President Says

Five years after the collapse of the Tucson Citizen, Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business pass over to new owners; a look into the state of print today.

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